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  • Good Girl, Bad Blood by Holly Jackson

    Good Girl, Bad Blood by Holly Jackson

    Rated: 4.37 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Innocent [?] · 69 ratings
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The highly anticipated sequel to the international bestseller, A Good Girl's Guide to Murder! More dark secrets are exposed in this addictive, true-crime fueled mystery. Pip is not a detective anymore.With the help of Ravi Singh, she released a true-crime podcast about the murder case they solved together last year...
  • Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley

    Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley

    Rated: 4.37 of 5 stars
    · 47 ratings
    Eighteen-year-old Daunis Fontaine has never quite fit in, both in her hometown and on the nearby Ojibwe reservation. She dreams of a fresh start at college, but when family tragedy strikes, Daunis puts her future on hold to look after her fragile mother. The only bright spot is meeting Jamie, the charming new recruit on her brother Levi’s hockey team...
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  • The Bay by L.J. Ross

    The Bay by L.J. Ross

    Rated: 4.49 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    SECRETS NEVER STAY BURIED FOR LONG... In the picturesque seaside town of St Ives, Detective Sergeant Sophie Keane is a pillar of the community. Between the occasional collar and lazy weekends spent on the beach, it seems a perfect life. But for Sophie, the golden sands and crystal waters hide a dark secret, one that’s lain buried for twenty years...
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    mystery  suspense  contemporary  young adult
  • A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson

    A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Innocent [?] · 98 ratings
    THE MUST-READ MULTIMILLION BESTSELLING MYSTERY SERIES• Everyone is talking about A Good Girl's Guide to Murder! With shades of Serial and Making a Murderer this is the story about an investigation turned obsession, full of twists and turns and with an ending you'll never expect.Everyone in Fairview knows the story...
  • Out of Sight, Out of Time by Ally Carter

    Out of Sight, Out of Time by Ally Carter

    Rated: 4.34 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Innocent [?] · 32 ratings
    The last thing Cammie Morgan remembers is leaving the Gallagher Academy to protect her friends and family from the Circle of Cavan-an ancient terrorist organization that has been hunting her for over a year. But when Cammie wakes up in an alpine convent and discovers that months have passed, she must face the fact that her memory is now a black hole...
  • Season of Blessing by Beverly LaHaye, Terri Blackstock

    Season of Blessing by Beverly LaHaye, Terri Blackstock

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    The fourth and final novel about the trials and joys of the residents of Cedar Circle. Sylvia Bryan has been feeling weak and tired, but is shocked when her internist finds a malignant lump in her breast. She and her husband can’t understand why God is allowing cancer to attack at a time when their missionary work is going so well...
  • Sky Zone by Creston Mapes

    Sky Zone by Creston Mapes

    Rated: 4.60 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    A Political Rally. A Terrorist Threat. A Nightmare of Cataclysmic Proportions.Jack and Pamela Crittendon have hit the breaking point. After months out of work as a reporter, Jack is playing Mr. Mom and working part-time at Festival Arena with his survivalist friend Brian Shakespeare...
  • Perfect Scoundrels by Ally Carter

    Perfect Scoundrels by Ally Carter

    Rated: 4.29 of 5 stars
    · 30 ratings
    Katarina Bishop and W.W. Hale the fifth were born to lead completely different lives: Kat comes from a long, proud line of loveable criminal masterminds, while Hale is the son of one of the most seemingly perfect dynasties in the world. If their families have one thing in common, it's that they both know how to stay under the radar while getting-or stealing-whatever they want...
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    suspense  mystery  contemporary  young adult
  • Let My Daughter Go: A Mind-Blowing Christian Fiction Thriller by Creston Mapes

    Let My Daughter Go: A Mind-Blowing Christian Fiction Thriller by Creston Mapes

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Rogan Sneed is spending life in prison for the mass shooting he committed at Pioneer Square in Portland, Oregon. The copycat shooter who attempted a similar attack on the anniversary of the event is dead. Time has passed. Wounds are healing.But then a blip on the screen.A teenage girl is kidnapped in Portland...
  • First Kiss by C.L. Stone

    First Kiss by C.L. Stone

    Rated: 4.34 of 5 stars
    · 24 ratings
    The time has finally come for Sang Sorenson to be formally introduced to the Academy. Protocol dictates the boys keep the details of Sang’s official introduction to the Academy a secret from her. The only thing they can advise her to do is to work on what will become her mantra: She is determined to stay with her team, no matter what...
  • You Better Run by Willow Rose

    You Better Run by Willow Rose

    Rated: 4.46 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Dead.Who is this girl?How did she end up in the pool?Was she even at the party?Even more strange is when they pull her out of the water, Meg realizes the girl looks very familiar. As a matter of fact, she looks just like her.Like an identical twin.But Meg has no twin, at least none that she knows of, and no one at the party knows this girl or can say where she is from...
  • The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson

    The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson

    Rated: 4.20 of 5 stars
    · 40 ratings
    New York Times and Publishers Weekly bestseller! In New York Times bestselling author Maureen Johnson’s second novel in the Truly Devious series, there are more twists and turns than Stevie Bell can imagine. No answer is given freely, and someone will pay for the truth with their life...
  • Protected by Vannetta Chapman

    Protected by Vannetta Chapman

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    ERIN JACOBS doesn’t hesitate when she receives a desperate call in the middle of the night. As owner of the Noah’s Ark Animal Shelter, it’s her job to rescue animals. But from the start, this case is different. The woman’s frantic plea. Directions to a deserted hunter’s cabin. Insistence that she come alone. Then she’s looking down into a washtub at an infant child...
  • Seasons Under Heaven by Beverly LaHaye, Terri Blackstock

    Seasons Under Heaven by Beverly LaHaye, Terri Blackstock

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    What does a child s life-threatening illness cost the neighbors of Cedar Circle? What joys can be hidden in life s greatest tragedies? Behind brightly lit windows and on front porches, marriages are tested and mended, hearts broken, hopes resurrected, dreams released and reformed, values and futures shaped, and faith rekindled . . . or found for the first time...
  • Whispered Lies by Kathleen Brooks

    Whispered Lies by Kathleen Brooks

    Rated: 4.57 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    Government secrets are being sold and the newly-sworn-in President of the United States already feels out of options. Without knowing the full scope of the scandal, the president decides to turn to the one person he knows he can trust--former FBI Agent, Elizabeth James. Her deep distrust of the system is rooted in her unfair discharge from service...
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    mystery  suspense  young adult  contemporary
  • Smoky Mountain Stalker by Ashley A. Quinn

    Smoky Mountain Stalker by Ashley A. Quinn

    Rated: 4.57 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    When Shay Britton came to North Carolina, she had one goal: stay alive. For two years, she went about her life, keeping her head down and her contacts with people to a minimum as she hid from a stalker. Then Jake Maxwell walked into the bar where she worked and upended everything.Jake knew the moment he met Shay something was wrong. As a cop, he’d learned to spot someone hiding things...
  • Hidden by Vannetta Chapman

    Hidden by Vannetta Chapman

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    A Christian romantic suspense by bestselling author Vannetta Chapman Home is where our story begins ... DANA JACOBS would rather forget the night of tragedy and violence that marred her childhood. She is now supervisor in charge of the Department of Homeland Security in Taos, New Mexico. Her team is prepared to handle any threat—biological, chemical, conventional, cyber, even nuclear...
  • Pretty Little Liars Box Set by Sara Shepard

    Pretty Little Liars Box Set by Sara Shepard

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    #1 New York Times bestselling series This paperback box set includes the first four books in Sara Shepard’s #1 New York Times bestselling Pretty Little Liars series, Pretty Little Liars , Flawless , Perfect, and Unbelievable...
  • The Long Game by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

    The Long Game by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    The Kendricks help make the problems of the Washington elite disappear…but some secrets won’t stay buried.For Tess Kendrick, a junior at the elite Hardwicke School in Washington, D.C., fixing runs in the family. But Tess has another legacy, too, one that involves power and the making of political dynasties. When Tess is asked to run a classmate’s campaign for student council, she agrees...
  • Love's Cruel Redemption by C.L. Stone

    Love's Cruel Redemption by C.L. Stone

    Rated: 4.24 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    From USA TODAY Bestselling Author, C. L. Stone, read Love's Cruel Redemption, the much-anticipated twelfth book in The Academy Ghost Bird Series. Sang’s life was on pause after the dramatic break with her real family. Now she’s back in the game, returning to Ashley Waters to appear like a normal student. However, returning to school hasn’t made her life any easier...
  • The Prodigal: A Ragamuffin Story by Brennan Manning, Greg Garrett

    The Prodigal: A Ragamuffin Story by Brennan Manning, Greg Garrett

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Jack Chisholm is on top of his game: lead pastor of a big church in a big city, thousands of members, a huge physical plant. His books sell millions of copies, and he is a public figure, sharing his life's philosophy: 'We have got to do better.' He is also living a lie---nobody could be as holy as his congregants think he is, and like all of us, he has his share of faults, flaws, sins...
  • Impending Strike by Lynette Eason, Sami A. Abrams

    Impending Strike by Lynette Eason, Sami A. Abrams

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Protecting him just might cost her everything…Elite Guardian Charlie Lee knows that there is no future with the woman he loves—fellow Guardian Lizzie Tremaine. And, he gets it—as a single mom, Lizzie has to protect her daughter. But more than anything, he wants the chance to prove himself...
  • Til Death by Annette Dashofy

    Til Death by Annette Dashofy

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    When one of Chief Pete Adams’ first murder convictions is overturned, he and County Detective Wayne Baronick are assigned to reinvestigate the case. As new theories about the murder surface, Pete begins to question not only the original suspect’s guilt, but his own investigative skills from the days when he first took over the Vance Township Police Department...
  • The Nanny Song by Misty Mount

    The Nanny Song by Misty Mount

    Rated: 4.24 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Mallory Riscoe is no stranger to dysfunction. Despite her tumultuous childhood, at twenty-two, she has established herself as a fully functional, self-made woman. However the safe, mundane life she has created for herself is quickly turned upside-down when she's falsely accused of theft and promptly fired. Meanwhile, a dismal pall hangs over the Colt residence...
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    suspense  mystery  contemporary  young adult
  • Stain of Guilt by Brandilyn Collins

    Stain of Guilt by Brandilyn Collins

    Rated: 4.24 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    As I drew, the house felt eerie in its silence. . . . A strange sense stole over me, as though Bland and I were two actors on stage, our movements spotlighted, black emptiness between us. But that darkness grew smaller as the space between us shrank. I did not know if this sense was due to my immersion in Bland's face and mind and world, or to my fear of his threatening presence. Or both . .
  • The Fixer by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

    The Fixer by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

    Rated: 4.16 of 5 stars
    · 27 ratings
    This thriller YA is Scandal meets Veronica Mars.Sixteen-year-old Tess Kendrick has spent her entire life on her grandfather's ranch. But when her estranged sister Ivy uproots her to D.C., Tess is thrown into a world that revolves around politics and power. She also starts at Hardwicke Academy, the D.C...
  • No More Lies by Kerry Lonsdale

    No More Lies by Kerry Lonsdale

    Rated: 4.31 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Secrets and lies shadow a woman on the run in the second novel in the No More trilogy by Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Kerry Lonsdale.Jenna Mason’s life seems perfect: a successful career as an animator, a town house near the beach, and an adoring son, Josh, whose artistic talent looks as promising as his mother’s. But there’s something nobody realizes about Jenna...
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    suspense  mystery  young adult  contemporary
  • FULL TILT: An Adrenaline-Laced Contemporary Christian Thriller by Creston Mapes

    FULL TILT: An Adrenaline-Laced Contemporary Christian Thriller by Creston Mapes

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    You Can't Outrun Your Past - Even if You Were a SuperstarEverett Lester, former front-man for the heavy metal band DeathStroke and one of the world's most recognized celebrities, has turned over a new leaf. The Living Water Tour will take Everett back on the road as he performs his music for a new cause -- but he quickly learns that outrunning his dark and tumultuous past will be impossible...
  • Virtue by Ketley Allison

    Virtue by Ketley Allison

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    Shh ... do you want to know our secret?THE VIRTUESBecoming virtuous demands a sinful price.Our role at Briarcliff has a deeper consequence than the nightly rituals and cloaked costumes the Nobles are so fond of.We’re barely visible, peripheral shadows who hold the deadliest keys.And we’re done being a secret society’s dirty little secret...
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    suspense  mystery  contemporary  young adult
  • An Eye for an Eye : The Santorno Stories by Sandrine Gasq-Dion

    An Eye for an Eye : The Santorno Stories by Sandrine Gasq-Dion

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Just in case it isn't hard enough being a teenager, how about heaping on the hardship by facing the sudden realization that you're gay? Toss in a little danger by virtue of being the grandchild of a notorious mobster and a pinch of venom inherited from a mercilessly cutthroat businesswoman who happens to be your great-aunt and you have a nice bubbling stew of 'what the hell'? WARNING: This book...
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    mystery  suspense  m-m  contemporary  young adult
  • King and Kingdom by Danielle Bourdon

    King and Kingdom by Danielle Bourdon

    Rated: 4.14 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    Chey Sinclair discovers that dating a real life Prince can be both heart warming—and heart wrenching. Sticking to her guns, she faces down the Queen and defies the Royal order to cease her relationship with Prince Sander. Piqued, the Queen strikes back, and Chey finds herself separated from Sander by no means of her own...
  • Edge of Dusk by Colleen Coble

    Edge of Dusk by Colleen Coble

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Annie Pederson has lived her life in the shadow of tragedy. Her sister was kidnapped off a dock one day while they were playing. Her father never forgave her for failing to stop it—even though she was only eight at the time. Her first love deserted her for an orthopedic residency. She quickly married his best friend and they were happy—until he and her parents were all killed in the same accident...
  • Pure Sin by Kate Brian

    Pure Sin by Kate Brian

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    The drama follows her wherever she goes: Ariana Osgood’s reign continues in this Private series spin-off.After escaping from the Brenda T. Trumball Correctional Facility for Women and stealing the identity of rich socialite, Ariana Osgood finally thought she was on the path she always believed she deserved. But her past caught up with her and is blackmailing her right back to her old ways...
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    mystery  suspense  contemporary  young adult
  • Wanted by Sara Shepard

    Wanted by Sara Shepard

    Rated: 4.10 of 5 stars
    · 32 ratings
    In Rosewood, majestic estates sprawl for acres, and Tiffany toggle bracelets dangle from every girl's wrist. But not all that glitters is gold, and the town harbors secrets darker than anyone could imagine-like the truth about what really happened the night Alison DiLaurentis went missing. . .
  • Wanted by Sara Shepard

    Wanted by Sara Shepard

    Rated: 4.10 of 5 stars
    · 30 ratings
    #1 New York Times bestselling seriesThe eighth book in the #1 New York Times bestselling series that inspired the hit ABC Family TV show Pretty Little Liars.Hanna, Aria, Spencer, and Emily have been through a lot together—childhood pranks gone horribly wrong, not one, but two stalkers—blackmailers who know all their dirty secrets, not to mention their best friend’s murder investigation...
  • The Disappearance of Sloane Sullivan by Gia Cribbs

    The Disappearance of Sloane Sullivan by Gia Cribbs

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    No one wants me to tell you about the disappearance of Sloane Sullivan.Not the lawyers or the cops. Not her friends or family. Not even the boy who loved her more than anyone. And most certainly not the United States Marshals Service...
  • Always Watching by Lynette Eason

    Always Watching by Lynette Eason

    Rated: 4.12 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    The bodyguards of Elite Guardians Agency have more than just skill and prowess in common--they're also all women. When it becomes clear that popular psychiatrist and radio personality Wade Savage has a stalker, his father secretly hires Elite Guardians in order to protect his son. But when Wade's bodyguard is attacked and nearly killed, agency owner Olivia Edwards must step in and fill the gap...
  • Brink of Death by Brandilyn Collins

    Brink of Death by Brandilyn Collins

    Rated: 4.12 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    The noises, faint, fleeting, whispered into her consciousness like wraiths passing in the night.Twelve-year-old Erin Willit opened her eyes to darkness lit only by the dim green nightlight near her closet door and the faint glow of a street lamp through her front window. She felt her forehead wrinkle, the fingers of one hand curl as she tried to discern what had awakened her...
  • Legacy by Kate Brian

    Legacy by Kate Brian

    Rated: 4.10 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    The price of power... After Cheyenne Martin's death, everyone at Easton Academy is struggling to recover from yet another tragedy--especially the girls of Billings Hall. With Cheyenne gone, they need to elect a new leader. And who better than Reed Brennan, the ultimate Billings Girls? As the new Billings president, Reed suddenly has access to power she never imagined...
    Categorized as:
    suspense  mystery  contemporary  young adult
  • Don't Say a Word by Amber Lynn Natusch

    Don't Say a Word by Amber Lynn Natusch

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Kylene Danners’s ex-FBI agent father is in prison for murder and she’s hell-bent on getting him out. But trying to investigate in the small town where a defensive lineman is a hero no matter who he tries to kill and the girl who gets him locked up is public enemy number one is dangerous. Dark secrets are everywhere in Jasperville—the kind Ky can’t walk away from...
  • Double Trouble by Susan May Warren

    Double Trouble by Susan May Warren

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    With one solved case under her belt, PJ Sugar is ready to dive into her career as a private investigator. Or at least a PI’s assistant until she can prove herself to Jeremy Kane, her new boss. Suddenly PJ’s seeing crime everywhere...
  • Perfect Mistake by Kate Brian

    Perfect Mistake by Kate Brian

    Rated: 4.09 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    MAKE NEW FRIENDS AND KILL THE OLD.... Ariana Osgood has everything she's ever wanted. A place at elite Atherton-Pryce boarding school. Fabulous friends. A new crush. And most importantly, a new identity. Now that she's officially become Briana Leigh Covington, Ariana's troubled past is dead and buried...
    Categorized as:
    mystery  suspense  contemporary  young adult
  • This Can Never Not Be Real by Sera Milano

    This Can Never Not Be Real by Sera Milano

    Rated: 4.14 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    FIVE TEENAGERSWITH NOTHING IN COMMON,THROWN TOGETHERBY AN ACT OF TERRORISM,CAN'T SURVIVE THE NIGHTWITHOUT EACH OTHER.A compelling, thrilling yet heartbreaking book for fans of Elinor Oliphant is Completely Fine, Jennifer Niven and Holly Jackson.In the unremarkable town of Amberside, the unthinkable has happened: Terrorists have attacked a local festival...
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    mystery  suspense  young adult  contemporary  f-f
  • Jimmy by Robert Whitlow

    Jimmy by Robert Whitlow

    Rated: 4.14 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Once you look at the world through Jimmy's eyes, you'll never see it the same again. Jimmy's world is a place where a boy can grow to be a man, even if he's "special." Where angels hover, mostly unseen. Where danger can happen, and hearts can falter--but love is never wasted. From best-selling author Robert Whitlow..
  • The Lying Woods by Ashley Elston

    The Lying Woods by Ashley Elston

    Rated: 4.10 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    Owen Foster has never wanted for anything. Then his mother shows up at his elite New Orleans boarding school cradling a bombshell: his privileged life has been funded by stolen money...
  • This Is Our Story by Ashley Elston

    This Is Our Story by Ashley Elston

    Rated: 4.06 of 5 stars
    · 27 ratings
    Five went in. Four came out.No one knows what happened that morning at River Point. Five boys went hunting. Four came back. The boys won’t say who fired the shot that killed their friend; the evidence shows it could have been any one of them...
  • The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald

    The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald

    Rated: 4.10 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    In the vein of Big Little Lies and Reconstructing Amelia comes an emotionally charged domestic suspense novel about a mother unraveling the truth behind how her daughter became brain dead. And pregnant. A search for the truth. A lifetime of lies...
    Categorized as:
    suspense  mystery  young adult  contemporary
  • Beautiful Disaster by Kate Brian

    Beautiful Disaster by Kate Brian

    Rated: 4.07 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    She's Back.... After wasting away in a mental institution for a year and a half, Ariana Osgood is finally back where she belongs. She has a new look, a new name, and a new life -- all thanks to her former friend Briana Leigh Covington. Now enrolled as a junior at the exclusive Atherton-Pryce boarding school just outside of D.C...
    Categorized as:
    mystery  suspense  contemporary  young adult
  • Three Rivers by Chloe T. Barlow

    Three Rivers by Chloe T. Barlow

    Rated: 4.10 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    "A richly nuanced -- and smolderingly clever -- book about letting love shine in places where the past feels bigger than it needs to be. The cast of side characters range from quirky to mysterious, lending tremendous authenticity and depth to a romantic story that is so much more...
  • Frozen Footprints by Therese Heckenkamp

    Frozen Footprints by Therese Heckenkamp

    Rated: 4.12 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    "Thou shalt not be afraid of the terror of the night." Eighteen-year-old twins Charlene and Max Perigard have grown up under the wealthy but tyrannical rule of their oil-tycoon grandfather. When Max disappears and a ransom note shows up, Charlene's world is shattered. Fearing the worst, she determines to find her brother before it's too late...
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